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Jack London is best known for doing what?

Writing stories detailing social Darwinism and human struggle.

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Which of the following quotes is from Jack London?

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have, think of what you can do with what you have.”

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  1. Which of the following quotes is from “To Build a Fire” by Jack London?

  1. “It was his last moment of fear. When he had recovered his breath and his control, he sat and thought about meeting death with dignity. However, the idea did not come to him in exactly this manner. His idea was that he had been acting like a fool.”

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What is the main theme of “To Build a Fire” by Jack London?

The difference between instinct and knowledge.

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What was the “problem” with the man in “To Build a Fire” by Jack London?

He lacked imagination.

200

“To Build a Fire” by Jack London is an example of what kind of American Realism?

Naturalism

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American Modernism is characterized by what?

  1. A loss of faith in the stability of society. 

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Why did American Modernism begin

Because of the harsh realities of wartime experiences.

200
  1. “In a Station of the Metro” by Ezra Pound is an example of what? 

The discontent felt by people in a society.

200

Ernest Hemingway is best known for doing what?

Coining the term “The Lost Generation.”

300

Which of the following quotes is from Ernest Hemingway?

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”

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  1. Which of the following quotes is from “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway? 

  1. “‘Yes,’ says the girl. ‘Everything tastes of liquorice. Especially all the things you’ve waited so long for, like absinthe.’” 

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What is the main theme of “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway?

  1. Talking vs. communicating.

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  1. What is the allegorical meaning behind the short story “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway? 

They are actually talking about abortion.

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Which of the following quotes is from “hills like white elephants" by Ernest Hemingway?

“So, he said to himself, we did well to stop the quarreling. He had never quarreled much with this woman, while with the women that he loved he had quarreled so much they had finally, always, with the corrosion of the quarreling, killed what they had together. He had loved too much, demanded too much, and he wore it all out.”

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What is the main theme of “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway?

The danger of choosing comfort over one’s calling

400

William Faulkner is best known for doing what?

Faithfully and accurately highlighting social issues within the American South.

400

Which of the following quotes is from William Faulkner? 

“How often I lain beneath the rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.”

400

Which of the following quotes is from “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner?

“So the next day we all said, ‘She will kill herself’; and we said it would be the best thing. When she had first begun to be seen with Homer Barron, we had said, ‘She will marry him.’ Then we said, ‘She will persuade him yet,’ because Homer himself had remarked—he liked men, and it was known that he drank with the younger men in the Elks’ Club—that he was not a marrying man.”

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What is the main theme of  “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner?

The south still hides some of its old secrets.

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How does “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner end?

All of the above

500

Edward Hopper is known for artwork that does what?

Is generalized so people can plant themselves within it

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Edward Hopper’s most famous work is what?

Nighthawks

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The patrons in Edward Hopper’s diner have what kind of relationship?

It is unknown, and they are alienated somehow.

500

ee cummings is best known for doing what?

Attending the strangest Harvard lecture in history and being the most innovative poet of all time

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